November 12, 2013 Mohammad Javad Zarif implied that France tore apart a U.S. proposal that Iran was amenable to. On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry blamed Iran for scuttling the deal.
October 12, 2013 The U.S. has said it wants to reach a deal by the end of October to keep some members of its military in Afghanistan. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul meeting with President Hamid Karzai to work out an agreement, but two main points seem to be standing in their way.
September 14, 2013 In a plan announced Saturday, the U.S. and Russia would give Syria a week to detail its chemical weapons arsenal. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart reached the deal on the third day of talks in Geneva.
September 8, 2013 Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has talked about the looming threat of a U.S. military strike in an interview with CBS News' Charlie Rose. Officials in the U.S. and its allies are debating how to respond to the conflict in Syria.
September 7, 2013 Despite Secretary of State John Kerry's call to support military strikes after an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian regime, members of the European Union say diplomacy should be the priority.
September 1, 2013 "I can share with you today that blood and hair samples that have come to us through an appropriate chain of custody from east Damascus, from first responders, it has tested positive for signatures of sarin," Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN on Sunday.
August 26, 2013 If the U.S. and its allies decide to launch an attack on Syria, the speech could, ultimately, prove a pivotal moment.
August 1, 2013 Secretary of State John Kerry said the White House hopes to end the program "very, very soon" because the U.S. has "eliminated most of the threat."
July 19, 2013 The trip comes after Palestinians balked at some of the conditions for returning to negotiations. The Mideast peace process has been a priority for John Kerry as secretary of state. This visit is his sixth to the region in as many months.
June 25, 2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected calls from the United States to arrest and extradite Edward Snowden.
June 20, 2013 U.S. officials promised to remove a nameplate and flag from the Taliban office in Qatar. But the Afghan government remained furious and committed to staying out of the talks.
March 24, 2013 John Kerry is urging Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to crack down on flights from Iran to Syria, which pass through Iraqi airspace. U.S. officials say Iran is shipping weapons to Bashar Assad's regime.